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January 2018 BULLETIN available

January Bulletin

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Opinion

Editorial …………………………….. 6
New Year reset
Deval (Reshma) Paranjpe, MD, FACS

Perspective ………………………. 8
Black and blue: Depression and suicidal ideology in African Americans
William Simmons, MD

Departments
Society News …………………… 12
• Pittsburgh Ophthalmology Society
• Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society – Western Division
• UPMC provides update at ACMS Board meeting
• Intel ISEF Pittsburgh seeking judges and volunteers
• February program planned for physicians, practice managers
• ACMSF awards medical student scholarship
• PAMED Foundation offers medical student scholarships
• Reminder: 2018 is a license renewal year
• Greater Pittsburgh Diabetes Club

Community Notes ……………. 16

ACMS Alliance News ……….. 17

In Memoriam ……………………. 18
• Salvatore A. Certo, MD
• Mary Charlotte Goessler, MD
• David Paul Connolly, MD
• Robert Erb Gregory, MD
• Harry S. Binakowsky, MD
• Philip Brostoff, MD



Articles
Feature ……………………………. 20
2018 ACMS president and officers

Materia Medica …………………. 24
Reducing cancer risk: The HPV vaccine
Miranda R. Lowery
Christina S. Billias
Karen M. Fancher, PharmD, BCOP

Legal Report ……………………. 30
A physician’s guide to navigating medical marijuana registration
Richard L. Holzworth, Esq.

Special Report …………………. 33
ACMS Foundation awards grants to community organizations

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